The gentleman’s game is a myth – very little remains of this parent. The game gives players all the money, fame, power, which has sometimes been misused to satisfy its immoral and illegal pleasures. Sex scandals? Yes, that too.
While cricketers remain alert and attentive to the scrupulous eye of the media, several of the previous eras shamelessly indulged in women other than their partners; some also do so in the present day.
10 popular cricketers involved in sex scandals:
Shane warne was the king of spin, retiring with 708 test wickets to his name – the second largest after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan.
Off the field, however, the Australian legend was also the king of sex scandals and was involved in numerous immoral conduct: he harassed a British nurse named Donna Wright; had carnal relationships with a few models before a County Championship game in 2006; caught enjoying her time with a Melbourne stripper; multiple extramarital affairs; openly kissing his then-girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley in the stadium during the 2011 IPL game, which would be his most discreet physical contact with a woman.
“Shane blew us away,” said one of the two young models. I would give it top marks for more than our satisfaction. A World Cup winner, Shane Warne in the truest sense of the word, had it all.